For a long time I warned that our economic bubble would burst and that we would plunge into a nightmarish economic collapse.  Now it has happened, and it turns out that fear of COVID-19 was the “black swan event” that triggered the collapse.  The ironic thing is that COVID-19 is not even close to the worst thing…

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The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) “voted unanimously” to keep the banking rate at 0.1% and left its bond-buying program unchanged despite the country’s worst economic slump in 300 years, caused by coronavirus lockdowns.  MPC voted 7-2 to leave its bond-buying program unchanged at £645 billion. Two of its nine policymakers (Michael Saunders and Jonathan Haskel) voted to increase the…

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Turn the key and the economy will restart. That’s a myth a lot of people in the mainstream have peddled since governments started shutting down the economy in response to the coronavirus pandemic. That’s not going to happen. We’re not going back to normal. In fact, things weren’t “normal” before the pandemic. As Peter Schiff…

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